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Fundamentals of Environmental Law in Commercial Real Estate Transactions CLE (EYL170307)
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When: Tuesday, March 7, 2017
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Where: CBA Law Center
30 Bank Street
New Britain, Connecticut  06051
United States
Contact: Member Service Center

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Presented by the Young Lawyers Section

Seminar Code: EYL170307

CLE Credit
CT: 2.0 CLE Credits
NY: 2.0 CLE Credits (2.0 Professional Practice)

About the Program
Learn the fundamentals of environmental law that every attorney practicing in Connecticut in the area of real property and business law should know: including the Connecticut Transfer Act and other state and federal environmental laws; due diligence; types of environmental studies; Buyer and Seller perspectives; liabilities and post-closing environmental obligations.

You Will Learn

  • About the Connecticut Transfer Act and alternatives to the Transfer Act (including the Brownfield Remediation and Revitalization Program)
  • Business transfer issues
  • Non-Transfer Act sites
  • Due diligence in purchase and sale agreements
  • Lender considerations for financing
  • Closing and post-closing obligations
  • Environmental Land Use Restrictions (ELURs)

Who Should Attend
New lawyers and experienced general lawyers who want to brush up on environmental laws relating to business and real property transfers. 


Lilia Hrekul
 Elizabeth R. Fortino
Winnick Ruben Hoffnung Peabody
& Mendel LLC
New Haven
 Lilia Hrekul
Pratt & Whitney
East Hartford


  Nancy K. Mendel
Winnick Ruben Hoffnung Peabody
& Mendel LLC
New Haven
  Douglas S. Pelham
Cohn Birnbaum
& Shea PC

Program Agenda
6:00 p.m. Opening remarks and introduction of speakers
6:10 p.m. Buying or selling of real property or business

6:45 p.m. The Connecticut Transfer Act

7:15 p.m. Post-closing obligations and state and federal regulations

7:30 p.m. Case study

7:45 p.m. Questions
8:00 p.m. Program concludes

Cost: Includes a light dinner and parking at the public garage at 35 Bank Street
           Member $75
           Non-Member $125
           Student $25

Materials for this seminar will be e-mailed to registrants prior to the seminar for download. No paper copies will be prepared. Please note that refunds will not be granted once course materials have been received.

The Connecticut Bar Association/CT Bar Institute is an accredited provider of New York State CLE. This program qualifies for transitional and non-transitional credits. Financial hardship information available upon request



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